Description

    Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis) (Pathé, 1945) Part 1. French Grande (47" X 63.5") .
    Considered by many to be one of the greatest, if not the best, French film ever made. Directed by Marcel Carné and and written by Jacques Prévert during the German occupation of France, Les Enfants du Paradis has a 195 minute running time. Carné fought to have the film shown in its entirety without an intermission, instead of being cut into two parts. The title refers to the second balcony of the French theater, which was called 'paradise,' and its 'children,' the common people who watch a play and respond to it honestly. The film takes place in the theater world of Paris during the July Monarchy (1830-1848). The work of artist George Allard, this poster features the "embracing style," showing the two main protagonists of the film, Arletty as the heroine Garance and Jean-Louis Barrault as the mime Baptiste, caught in a troubled embrace. This beautiful and very rare country-of-origin poster is in fabulous condition. It has had minimal color touch to the folds and crossfolds but hasn't suffered from any paper loss. The poster is mounted on older European linen, only without Japanese paper backing. Very Fine+ on Linen.




    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,508

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 40 days left to consign to the 2017 November 17 - 18 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Perhaps the best part of my consigning experience has been my realization that all consigners, large or small, receive the same personal service and attention to detail at Heritage.
    Mark Blauer,
    Nescopeck, Pa
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161732 spotlights


    E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Universal, 1982). One Sheet Bicycle Style
    BID NOW


    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (20th Century Fox, 1938). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Sea Hawk (Warner Brothers, 1940). Swedish One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Blood of Dracula (American International, 1957). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    A Night in Casablanca (Union, 1950). First Post-War Release Italian 2 - Fogli
    BID NOW


    The Bride of Frankenstein (Realart, R-1953). Silk Screen Poster
    BID NOW


    Freed from White Slavers (Filmbyran Tre Kronor, 1929). Swedish One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Spellbound (United Artists, 1945). 24 Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,810,424